Harlem Fave “The Black Godfather,” Clarence Alexander Avant, 1931-

Clarence Alexander Avant, born February 25, 1931, is an American music executive, entrepreneur, and film producer, who also goes by the name of “The Black Godfather”. Continue Reading →

Kwanzaa Celebration: Regeneration Night 2019 At The Apollo Theatre In Harlem

The Apollo Theater Presents Kwanzaa Celebration: Regeneration Night on Saturday, December 28, 2019, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Between The World And Me At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

The legendary Apollo Theater announces additional casting for the encore production of the critically acclaimed staged adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me on Friday, October 25, running through Monday, October 28, 2019. Continue Reading →

Oprah Winfrey To Join Ta-Nehisi Coates At The Apollo Theater Tonight In Harlem

The Apollo Theater announced today that media mogul Oprah Winfrey will join critically acclaimed writer, artist and thinker Ta-Nehisi Coates tonight as he begins his national book tour for his latest work, The Water Dancer, on the world-famous Apollo stage. Continue Reading →

National Tour And Encore Engagement Of Apollo’s Staged Adaptation Of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ And More

The Apollo Theater today announced details of its 2019 fall season, featuring a myriad of music, dance, and theater performances and film screenings that expand the nonprofit theater’s role as a partner, commissioner, and co-producer of programming that articulates African American narratives. Continue Reading →

HSA & National Jazz Museum In Harlem Celebrate Jazz Legend Roy Haynes At 93!

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem together with the Harlem School of the Arts are proud to present a pair of events celebrating a great American artist – drummer and bandleader Roy Haynes. Continue Reading →

Harlem Nights Star, Della Reese Passes At 86

Harlem fave Della Reese, the iconic jazz, gospel and pop singer who later moved into television and film, and starred in Harlem Nights, has died. She was 86. Continue Reading →


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